Beautiful Majolica charger with a lot of age. We have always dealt in English ceramics with a smattering of French however have little or no knowledge about Majolica. Purchased as found with an old price tag , We have been advised that the Charger is late 18th or early 19th century and originated in Barcelona Spain. The plate had been broken and repaired years ago and quite well done except areas where the surface was chipped. I have included photos showing the original crack and areas of surface loss. An expert restorer could bring it back to original without too much difficulty. I do not do this and am not certain if the charger would carry the extra expense. It is beautiful even as is and makes quite a statement and the crack is not that noticeable except close up. 15 inch diameter...2 1/2 inch height.
Item ID: 4528